Definition of adventitiously in US English:



  • See adventitious

    • ‘On the facts as we understand them, it was an offence adventitiously committed.’
    • ‘When I thought about avoiding Adam, I just ran into him adventitiously.’
    • ‘Even the sexual aspects of the story seem more integral to the whole and are not adventitiously added for a prurient effect.’
    • ‘Leafy shoots are borne adventitiously on the dorsal side of the long, creeping root.’
    • ‘That is, idiosyncratic behavior may develop adventitiously.’